Judge Damon Keith dies at 96, remembered as ‘crusader for civil rights’

Updated, 2:10 p.m. with comments from Gov. Whitmer and others: Damon J. Keith, the legendary federal judge from Detroit, has died at age 96. An announcement was made on Sunday at Hartford Memorial Baptist Church where he has attended services for the last several years. His passing also was confirmed by his family. Keith was … Continue reading Judge Damon Keith dies at 96, remembered as ‘crusader for civil rights’